Height Adjustable Desks


Height adjustable desks or sit-stand desks can be manually or electronically adjusted to sitting or standing positions, they are designed to enable the user to sit and stand in order to prevent problems associated with sitting for prolonged periods of time. Sitting for long periods every day burns very few calories and studies have linked this to weight gain and obesity. This can lead to an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease with the ‘Sitting is the new smoking’ claim appearing in many recent publications and articles. Although height adjustable desks alone cannot tackle or alleviate these problems it is better for people to have the option to sit or stand as this option encourages movement, which helps and improves blood circulation, alertness, concentration, and productivity. It can also be said if we stand more at work we potentially prevent muscular aches and other back problems which are associated with being static throughout the day. 

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There are some variations of height adjustable desks such as manual, which can utilize a type of crank handle or an electric version which simply adjusts your desk height at the touch of a button.

The manual or crank handle desk will allow you to stand or sit without having to spend too much on an electrical version, which is of course due to the components going to be more expensive. However, with the demand, and technological improvements electrical height adjustable desks are becoming less costly to manufacture than a few years ago. If you were on a tight budget, we can also supply the electrical frame only, leaving you to source your own desktop or even reuse your existing one?

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